As Steve Tobak explains in this article, there is nothing worse than a bad meeting. It makes you grumpy, makes you feel like you're wasting time, and can seriously destroy any motivation you felt to power through the day. However, meetings are a very important part of any business, and they help in the decision making process for just about everything. Because we just can't avoid them altogether, Tobak lists 6 things that can help us have better, more productive meetings. The tips include having meetings in the afternoon, abandoning hallway meetings, and understanding why you're having the meeting in the first place.